Deciding to Buy


 
Decide
To Buy

 
Preparation
 

Choosing A
Real Estate
Agent

 
Time to Go
Shopping
 

Escrow
Inspections
& Appraisals

 
Moving In
 

Purchasing a property is most likely the biggest financial decision you will ever make. Whether this is your first purchase or you are an experienced buyer, this decision must be made carefully

Why Do You Want To Buy?
Are you tired of paying rent? Have you decided to pay your own mortgage and not your landlord’s? Have you outgrown your current home? Are you looking for an investment portfolio? Are you looking for a rental property? Would you like a larger yard? Would you rather live in a different area? Do you want to shorten your commute? Having a clear sense of your reasons for buying will help you choose the right property.

Has Your Income Grown?
Property ownership is an excellent investment; whether you are looking for your dream home, a rental property, or to expand your investment portfolio. Owning real estate is one of the least risky ways to build equity or to obtain a greater return on your initial investment.

Why Choose a REALTOR with a GRI Designation When Buying a Property?

Buying a property is complex and stressful. In fact, it’s often the biggest single investment you will make in your lifetime. At the same time Real estate transactions have become increasingly complicated. New technology, laws, procedures and the increasing sophistication of buyers and sellers require Real Estate Brokers/Agents to perform at an ever increasing level of professionalism. So it’s important more than ever that you work with an agent who has a keen understanding of the Real Estate business. The GRI program has helped the best and the brightest in the industry achieve that level of understanding.

GRI’s are……

1. Nationally recognized stop performers in the Real Estate industry.
2. Professionally trained.
3. Knowledgeable.
4. Dedicated to bringing a high quality of service.

What is GRI and Why Should You Use a REALTOR Who Has It?

GRI is the symbol of the Graduate REALTOR Institute professional designation series. The symbol is recognized Nationwide.

It shows clients that the holder has a solid grasp of Real Estate fundamentals.

The GRI designation is a Real Estate industry designation similar to various other designations such as…

CPA-Certified Public Accountant
CSED-Senior Escrow Officer
CLU-Charter Life Underwriter
CFP-Certified Financial Planner

The GRI designation is Considered the Nations Highest Level of a Real Estate Designation!

Designations may be earned after successfully completing a rigorous program. This program Requires 92 hours, 3 classes of 5 day programs of live instruction. Designations are only awarded to members of local, state and NAR associations.
GRI is recognized Nationwide as the standards for Real Estate professionalism and knowledge.

How Does GRI Make a Difference?

When you see the letters GRI after an agent’s name you can count on receiving the knowledge and guidance you need to make a Real Estate transaction go smoothly. In short you can count on getting the best service available from a Real Estate professional. Don’t you deserve the best? ….. GRI the Professional Edge. Don’t transaction without it!